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Why are firms in some regions or nations so successful at adopting particular new production technologies and work practices, while those in other places are not? What role do culturally defined characteristics, traits, and attitudes play in determining the degree of success in this process? Moreover, to what extent can such successful practices be replicated or 'manufactured' in other less fortunate locations? These questions constitute the central issues of concern
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Environment and Planning A, 2006, Vol 38 Manufacturing Culture is a useful and helpful book for those who are interested in empirically grounded work on the relationship between the users and manufacturers of prodduction technology on both sides of the Atlantic.
Geografiska Annaler 'Undoubtedly makes an important contribution to the understanding of an important topic.'
Appointed to University of Toronto in 1983. Visiting appointments at the University of Oxford, University of California at Los Angeles, University College London, and the University of Wales, Cardiff. Appointed Professor II, Centre for Technology, Innovation and Culture, University of Oslo in 2001.
1. Institutions, Agency, and Industrial Practices; 2. Capital, Technology, and Economic Performance; 3. Proximity, Organization, and Culture; 4. Regional Cultures of Production; 5. Crisis in Machinery Building: The Roots of Germany's Economic Malaise?; 6. Tacit Knowledge in Geographical Context; 7. Geography, Learning, and Convergence; Bibliography; Index